02 November 2016

Lightning

It's an interesting confluence that the F-35 is the Lightning II in both US and British service.

The first US Lightning is the P-38.

The first UK Lightning is the supersonic interceptor from English-Electric.

Amusingly both are twin engine aircraft where the Lightning II is a single engine bird.

2 comments:

  1. And don't forget the BSA Lightning! It was fast as hell!!!

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